My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Dwayne McDuffie/Gregory Wright Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Mike Manley Colorist: Gregory Wright Letterer:  Ken Lopez Editor: Tom Brenoort Executive Editor: Bob Budansky Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Before Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan would go on to create the Milestone Universe for DC Comics imprint, Milestone Comics, two years prior, they would create a comic book series featuring a heroic […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Phil Felix Colorist: Dr. Martin Editor: Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Peter Parker was able to rid himself of the black alien symboiote costume thanks to finding a bell and the alien symbiote gave Parker what he wanted, even going as far to save him. As […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 – July 1991

TITLE: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils: George Perez Inkers: Josef Rubinstein with Tom Christopher Colored by Max Scheele Lettered by Jack Morelli Editor: Craig Anderson Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco In 1991, Jim Starlin and artists Geoerge Perez and Ron Lim would collaborate in the six-issue limited series “The Infinity Gauntlet”. Considered as one of the best Thanos storylines […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 – November 1980 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: November 1980 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Doug Moench Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz Inker: Bill & Franki S. Colored by B. Sharen Lettered by T. Orzechowski Editor: Denny O’Neil Supervisor: Jim Shooter Back in the ’70s, Doug Moench was a writer who’s name would be featured in various comic book titles.  And in 1975, Moench and artist Don Perlin would introduce Moon Knight […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Janice Chang Colorist: George Roussos Editor: Danny Fingeroth & Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Many long time readers were in shock when Marvel announced they were going to end the first volume at issue #150 and in its place, to give Spider-Man his third comic book […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Marvel Legacy Issue #1 – September 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Legacy Issue #1 YEAR: September 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jason Aaron Artists: Esad Ribic with Steve McNiven Color Artist: Matthew Wilson Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Editor: Tom Brevoort A lot has changed in Marvel Comics these past few years. Bruce Banner, the Incredible Hulk, was killed in “Civil War II” but now there are multiple Hulks on Earth; Tony Stark as Iron Man fought against Captain […]